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Geocaching Around the World – Nassau

As I usually do when planning a trip, I turned to geoaching as one source of information. As destinations go, Nassau has a very manageable number of geocaches to find. As I’m writing this, there are less than a dozen in the downtown area. Using the locations of the geocaches as a starting point, layering…

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Geocaching’s 7 Souvenirs of August

After last August’s grueling 31 Days of Geocaching Challenge, I wondered what the folks at Groundspeak (aka geocaching HQ) would dream up for August 2014. I was pretty happy when they announced the 7 Souvenirs of August. This year’s month-long branding initiative requires geocachers to find only six geocaches to earn the first six souvenirs.…

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Geocaching Around the World – New Zealand

It seems no matter where we travel, we see a similar mix of geocache hides – usually lots of micros, mainly in urban areas. The majority are well-placed and well-maintained, but inevitably some have damp log sheets, are hanging in the middle of a prickly bush or are hidden in a very busy area where an extensive…

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Excursion to Cave Stream, NZ

I first learned about Cave Stream while putting together a list of geocaches we might try to find to while on vacation in New Zealand. In December, I started trying to convince the rest of the family that walking up a stream in a cave for 600 meters would be a great adventure. By the…